Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Dustin Gauss, 30, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Oct. 7, 1980, son of Mike and Nancy (Dummit) Gauss, in Monett. He was a life-long resident of Cassville, graduating from Cassville High School in 1999.

At the age of 17, he went to work for Rick and Gayla Neill and was currently employed at Neill's Home Store in Cassville. On May 14, 2005, at the Monett Church of the Nazarene, he was united in marriage to Kasey Hall. To this union one child was born, Mason Tyler Gauss. He was the youth president for the Monett Church of the Nazerene. He was very involved in all areas of the church from the nursery to being a board member. He also taught Sunday School classes, served as the sound technician, and held his local minister's license.

Survivors include: his wife, Kasey Gauss, of Cassville; one son, Mason Tyler Gauss, of the home; his parents, Mike and Nancy Gauss, of Cassville; one brother, Michael Joshua Gauss, and his wife, Bekah, of Joplin; one sister, Christel Moore Roller, and her husband, Bobby, of Cassville; mother-in-law, Cheryl Williams, and her husband, Scott, of Cassville; father-in-law, Roger Hall, and his wife, Gail, of Aurora; brothers-in-law, Eric and Scotty Hall, both of Cassville; and grandparents, Bill and Faye Moore, of Shell Knob, and Ray and Barbara Kingrey, of Cassville.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 1, at 10 a.m. at the Monett Church of the Nazarene in Monett with burial to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the White Funeral Home, Cassville.

Memorials made be made to Mason Tyler Gauss Educational Fund and may be entrusted to the White Funeral Home.